Morocco

September 14, 2000

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Albawaba  RABAT  A plan to integrate women into Morocco's social and economic life and drag the country into the 21st century has ground to a halt bec

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Forty-four Moroccans trying to reach Spain aboard three ships have been arrested off the country's northeastern coast.

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The current hike in world oil prices has sharply increased Morocco's energy bill.The bill will reach almost 13 billion Dirhams ($1.3 billion) this year against 8.7 billion Dirhams ($870 million) last

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The Miami-based Atento is to open an $8 million internet-based call center in Tangier in November. The first was opened in Casablanca earlier this year, and a third center is to open in Tetouan by 200

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The Moroccan stock market seems unable to regain grounds, as Wednesday's session ended slightly lower—having lost all of its previous day's earnings.

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Some 1.4 million Moroccans own mobile phones, according to official sources, and the figure is expected to rise to 5 million by the end of 2002. The private mobile phone operator, Meditel, last week a

September 13, 2000

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Born in 1960, Moroccan songstress Samira Saeed started down her road to fame with unusual strong songs composed by the late Baleegh Hamdi.  The singer immediately shot to fame with the songs Al Ghani

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Consumer goods will not be reaching Moroccan markets this week, as the country's freight carriers strike on Monday and Tuesday to protest a government increase in the prices of petroleum products.

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The Moroccan government says it is determined to crack down on "ghost workers" who pack the state's payroll but perform no duties. The government as the number one employer in Morocco revealed recentl

September 12, 2000

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King Mohammed VI of Morocco presided on Monday over the signing of 39 conventions for the implementation of projects set by Hassan II Economic and Soc

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Maroc-Telecom company has posted a turnover of 5.42 billion DH ($542 million) up to last June 30th, marking a growth of 32 percent compared to the cor

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Albawaba.com RABAT - The Moroccan government says it is determined to crack down on "ghost workers" who pack the state's payroll but perform no duties

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Morocco is taking steps to save the legendary Atlas lion which has completely disappeared from its natural home in the Atlas mountains.

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Morocco’s tomato harvest has been hit hard by a parasitic leech known as the white fly, cutting annual production by 40 percent and sending tomato pri

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Nothing seems to have a effect on the sluggish Casablanca stock market — neither the discovery of oil in the Talsint region, nor the recent governmental changes have positively affected the Moroccan m